## Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to Intellectual Arithmetic |

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Page 19 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.

Page 178 - By examining the above examples, it will be found that this purpose is effected, by multiplying the numerator of the dividend, by the denominator of the divisor, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.

Page 230 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.

Page 11 - There is an orchard consisting of ten rows of trees, and nine trees in each row ; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 12.

Page 194 - In the multiplication of decimal fractions, multiply as in whole numbers, and from the product point off so many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier counted together, and, if there are not so many figures in the product, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.

Page 197 - If there are more decimal places in the divisor than in the dividend, what do you do ? What will the figures of the quotient then be ? § 132.

Page 166 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will remain unchanged.

Page 225 - A and B laid out equal sums of money in trade ; A gained a sum equal to } of his stock, and B lost 225 dollars ; then A's money was double that of B's ; what did each one lay out ? AM.